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Ben de Groot posted on Fri, 12 Mar 2010 16:47:13 +0100 as excerpted:
> * Making it harder to get both GNOME and KDE things out of a profile
>> (though the common things in desktop profile right now is quite
>> suboptimal for GNOME)
> Either solution is suboptimal, so it is very much about weighing pros
> and cons. In my opinion the split desktop profiles are an improvement
> over the current situation. And it will be even better when your plan
> for eselect profile improvements gets implemented.
IOW, let's not let the (closer-to-)perfect be the enemy of the good.
That has unfortunately stalled progress before. Let's not let it happen
this time. It's going to take some time to get the new eselect profile
features coded, tested, and thru the system (including deprecating the old
version and profiles). We might as well have the benefit of the spit
desktop profiles while the ultimate solution's being worked on, especially
since this one's pretty much ready to go now (days to weeks, including the
mentioned documentation delay, not months or years).
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